The Girl in The Middle:
A Magical Story About Invisibility
and Finding Where You Belong
Embark on the magical and emotional journey of eight-year-old Evie. Navigating the complexities of her parents’ split, she stumbles upon an enchanted stopwatch in her father’s new home. This isn’t just any old stopwatch; it grants her the ability to turn invisible.
While the newfound power offers her the joy of moving unnoticed, it also becomes a symbol of her inner turmoil. Torn between two homes and struggling with her place in her ever-evolving family, Evie begins to question her visibility in their lives. One fateful night, after rescuing a stray kitten and overhearing a heart-wrenching conversation between her parents, she contemplates staying unseen forever.
Journey through this touching tale to discover if Evie and her parents can confront their emotions and be truly seen, or if the weight of hidden feelings will keep them apart. A story about the struggles of co-parenting, the search for belonging, and the magical moments that shape our lives.
About the Author
Michael Westbrooks II doesn’t just write about the journey of co-parenting; he lives it. As a dedicated single father, Michael has transformed his personal experiences of love, challenges, and unity into stories that speak to the heart of both parents and children alike. His commitment to portraying the genuine realities of shared parenting is both evident and touching in his debut children’s book.
Born and raised amidst the bustling backdrop of urban rhythms, Michael cultivated a keen sense of observation and storytelling from a young age. This innate ability to capture emotions and moments blossomed over time, steering him towards the world of literature, where his narratives could find a voice.
The story behind his maiden book isn’t just drawn from imaginative reveries but stems from his personal odyssey as a co-parent. Michael believes that every family, regardless of its structure, is woven with threads of love, understanding, and mutual respect. His writing beautifully mirrors this conviction, making his stories a comforting companion for single parents and children navigating similar terrains.
Although new to the literary stage, Michael’s fresh and genuine perspective promises a refreshing read for his audience. He isn’t just presenting a story; he’s sharing a slice of his life, extending a hand of camaraderie to those on a similar journey, assuring them that they are not alone.
Away from the pen and paper, Michael cherishes quality moments with his child, finding joy in their shared laughter, dreams, and the everyday adventures life throws their way. Their bond, a testament to the message he wishes to impart, stands as a beacon of hope and love for every family, traditional or otherwise.
Dive into his debut work, and allow Michael Westbrooks II to take you on a heartfelt journey, reminding everyone that love transcends boundaries, and family is where Thethe heart finds its home.
The Girl In The Middle